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Bastard of the Colony By Bart Wolffe
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An adoption in Africa resulting in rejection of both my motherland and my blood-line leads me to try and make sense of the journey "home". That is the reason I needed to write some... More > understanding into the madness of a personal alienation and my colonial past. Like a thorn expelled by pus, Zimbabwe has ejected me from its heartland, from its side. Germany is my new country that I now attempt to reconcile with my Jewish ancestry in order to find myself in this colder Northern climate far from the warm cocoon of Southern sunshine I once knew.< Less
God's Own Country By Bart Wolffe
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A thriller about land, the struggle for ownership, the occupier and the inheritor, God's Own Country is set in Rhodesia and tells a story of faith and fear, superstition and intrigue. It is a love... More > story but also a tale of conflict and magic, of the darkest kind.< Less
WAKING DREAMS By Bart Wolffe
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Poetry is the process of dreaming in words. Like dreams, it often defies the boundaries of convention in language and speaks in metaphor, in images, in feelings that seem to surpass the constraints... More > of logic. It touches an inner nerve and evokes vision, a state of mind that breaks the routine of our daily lives. This collection of poems attempts to speak from inside these loose and sometimes random connections to the world outside and within, to find an alternate impression for sound and thought and meaning. It gives resonance and creates echoes of memory and places and spaces of imagination far removed from the common view of daily existence and helps us escape through the mind of the poet.< Less
Who's for Fish? By Bart Wolffe
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Enjoy the feast! - This compendium of flavours designed to whet the appetite of poetry-lovers comes from the pen of Bart Wolffe. It covers journeys, places, experiences and relationships in a... More > distinctly unique voice and is designed to intoxicate the senses of language-gourmets everywhere.< Less
THE CRUSOE MORALITY By Bart Wolffe
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A perfect set of poems written with delightful irony, depicting loneliness, relationships, regrets. This neat collection employs the metaphor of Robinson Crusoe with a fresh and original approach to ... More > the absurdities of life. A most enjoyable read, an ideal little gift of a book to treasure.< Less
THE INNER COLOUR OF INK By Bart Wolffe
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A new collection of poems from the pen of Bart Wolffe that colours language with the intimacy of a very evocative voice.
The Stones of SomeWhere By Bart Wolffe
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These are poems written in the past few years of a personal displacement from Africa to England to Germany and back to England, from a loss of language, family, friends and identity to the struggle... More > to find new roots again and again. The Russian philosopher, Uspensky, said "when a man loses his references, he goes insane." This collection deals with that particular and peculiar situation that all enforced emigrants experience and echo what is usually left unsaid. Currently, there are several million Zimbabweans living as semi-refugees, chased from their homeland either by fear or by neccessity for survival. The work in this book goes below the surface to that country of the mind all aliens inhabit, the place without borders or where the rites of passage are not passports, papers or documents but survival and the search for reason and new meaning.< Less
Dust of Eden By Bart Wolffe
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Re-tracing the journey back to a forbidden garden, here is a subtly rich feast of sense and language that rediscovers lost love and innocence. A timeless work, of lyrical beauty and forgotten... More > eloquence, to complement the selective library of all who enjoy poetry with profound passion.< Less
Changing Skins By Bart Wolffe
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Illustrated nature poetry designed to seduce the reader, "Changing Skins" leads visitors to the wonders and wilderness of Africa, it creatures and its colours, its thunderstorms, its... More > drought, its blood songs and beauty. This is the second printing of this book with new poems now included. Used in schools and by the tourist industry, "Changing Skins" beckons the reader better than any travel brochure could. "This collection is about Zimbabwe, its diversity, its richness, its spell-binding beauty and intrinsic sadness. It is about what the Jesuit poet Gerald Manley Hopkins called "dappled things" and Bart Wolffe, musically and magically shows them to us..." Trevor Grundy, Editor Travel News 1995.< Less
MIND'S EYE By Bart Wolffe
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The inner life of memory and emotion is captured here, a small feast for the imagination also. This most recent collection of poems has been written in the latter half of 2012 and is rich with... More > texture and language. It explores both internal and external landscapes beautifully.< Less